Director, ESG Strategy

NYC or Remote

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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Olo powers digital ordering and delivery programs that connect restaurant brands to the on-demand world, placing orders directly into the restaurant through all order origination points – from a brand’s own website or app, third party...

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In March of 2021, Olo launched Olo for Good, which is an initiative focused on fostering a sustainable contribution to the communities in which we live, work, and service by integrating social responsibility and impact into our business. As part of this initiative, we joined the Pledge 1% movement committing one percent of Olo's time, product, and equity to Olo for Good initiatives.
As the Director, ESG Strategy, you will solidify our ESG strategy, scale and develop our ESG programs, and oversee our reporting, communications and disclosures.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about using Olo's resources to champion our Olo for Good mission including advancing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging; providing relief and support for the restaurant industry and its front-line workers; ending childhood hunger and increase access to food; and promoting an approach which protects natural resources and reduces waste and emissions.

What You'll Do

  • Work with our leadership team to define, lead, and advance our ESG vision and strategy
  • Drive internal connections and implementation across functional teams, the Olo for Good Committee, our Employee Resource Groups, and our DEI Committee
  • Work with vendors, customers, partners, and industry contacts on Olo's ESG programs and reporting goals
  • Lead our work on completing an ESG materiality assessment, ESG roadmap and our first ESG Report
  • Establish and implement measurements and reporting for our ESG programs based on sustainability reporting standards and reporting frameworks
  • Oversee ESG communications and content for employees, investors, customers, partners, and other stakeholders working with Olo's Marketing, Investor Relations, and Corporate Legal teams
  • Partner with Legal, Marketing, and Investor Relations to develop content, messaging, and reporting for ESG disclosures
  • Monitor, evaluate, and educate Olo teams on ESG trends, best practices, and requirements
  • Work with the Legal team to communicate ESG priorities, programs, and progress to the Board and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
  • Ensure our ESG efforts are reflected in RFI/RFP responses
  • Help complete annual submissions to third-party ESG rankings and rating agencies

What We'll Expect from You

  • Passionate about the restaurant industry and non-profit organizations focused on supporting the restaurant industry, DE&IB, food accessibility, and the environment
  • Deep understanding of third-party ESG ratings (e.g., MSCI, ISS, CDP), financial reporting and sustainability reporting frameworks (e.g., SASB and TCFD), and public company disclosures (e.g., Sustainability Reports, 10-Ks, proxy statements, earnings materials)
  • 5+ years of professional experience within Environmental, Social & Corporate Governance (ESG), Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Sustainability or a related field
  • 5+ years of consulting, client management, investor relations and/or project management experience
About Olo
Olo is a leading on-demand commerce platform powering the restaurant industry’s digital transformation. Millions of orders per day run on Olo’s enterprise SaaS engine, enabling brands to maximize the convergence of digital and brick-and-mortar operations. The Olo platform provides the infrastructure to capture demand and manage consumer orders from every channel. With integrations to over 100 technology partners, Olo customers can build digital experiences with the largest and most flexible restaurant commerce ecosystem on the market. Over 500 restaurant brands use Olo to grow digital sales, maximize profitability, and preserve direct consumer relationships. Learn more at olo.com.
Olo's headquarters is located on the 82nd floor of One World Trade Center. In addition to our NYC cohort, over 75% of our team works remotely across the U.S. We offer great benefits, such as 20 days of Paid Time Off, fully paid health, dental, and vision care premiums, a 401k match, company equity, a generous parental leave plan, and perks like team events. Check out our culture map: https://www.olo.com/images/culture.jpg.
We encourage you to apply!
We value diversity. At Olo, we know a diverse and inclusive team not only makes our products better, but our workplace better. Many groups are underrepresented across the tech sector and we are committed to doing our part to move the needle.
Olo is an equal opportunity employer and diversity is valued at our company. All applicants receive consideration for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
If you like what you read, hear, and/or know about Olo, and want to be a part of our team, please do not hesitate to apply! We are excited to hear from you!
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